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AUO

Alice Val Alice Val (2) on 10/09/17

Hello!

Do you use 'auo', meaning 'I don't know', in writing (online and offline) or in speech? 

And how do you pronounce it?

Thank you in advance!

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No, AUO in my SE Pennsylvania dialect (written, spoken, or SMS) either.

So, I looked it up and got this:  http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=auo

Thanks for introducing me to something new. :)

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Richard Detwiler Richard Detwiler (0) on 10/09/17

I wasn't paying attention, but the record-your-voice response feature seems to have disappeared from Fluentli.

See if this works:  

First I say "I don't know" in normal talk.

Then I say AUO in mumble talk.


(voice note)

Richard Detwiler Richard Detwiler (0) on 10/09/17

That didn't work. I try another way.

Voice recording- "I don't know."

Richard Detwiler Richard Detwiler (0) on 10/09/17

Whoops. That didn't work either.

Here are a couple more tries:

1. I don't know.  Clearly articulated.  2. I dunno. A little less careful and formal. 3. AUO. Very sloppy.

Recording in Google Drive (open new tab).   Recording in Google Drive.

Recording in Sound Cloud (open new tab).  Recording in Sound Cloud.

Alice Val Alice Val (2) on 11/09/17

Richard, thank you very much!

And special thanks to you for your records!

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You’ve helped make it clearer for me!

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I never heard this term either. But you can find it in urbadictionary:

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=auo

Best regrads,
Helen

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Alice Val Alice Val (2) on 28/09/17

Thank you, Helen.

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I've no idea what auo is. Sorry - never heard of it

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Alice Val Alice Val (2) on 10/09/17

:) No problem, Paul. 

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I've no idea what auo is. Sorry - never heard of it

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